Doon Fishing

Triennial Elections to the Doon DSFB UPDATED

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Despite the current ‘lock down’ restrictions, the Doon DSFB must continue to meet the legislative requirements of a District SalmonFishery Board and are thus unable to delay this meeting until a later date. Triennial Doon Meeting.  The details are as follows: Date of Meeting:                                 Thursday 30th April 2020 Venue:                                                 By Video Call The number for […]

Doon Fishing

Angling during ‘Lock Down’

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We have been contacted by several angling clubs on whether angling is permitted at the current time. The Government announcement on the 23rd of March included the following: The only permissible reasons to leave your home are as follows: -to shop for basic necessities and that should be limited to once a day -to take […]

2019 Reported Catch Results

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The River Doon catch data from 2019 is available and detailed below. It is also incomplete so perhaps there were a few more fish captured than were reported. Salmon and grilse – 19 salmon killed, 276 released  – Total 295 35 sea trout returned.   While many anglers bemoaned a lack of fish, this river […]

Encouraging results from Chapelton Burn

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Finally water levels have dropped back towards more fishable levels and today ART managed to perform 2 surveys on the Chapelton and Brockloch Burns within the Doon catchment. Both these burns have suffered from diffuse pollution issues in the past and the condition of the habitat has been poor for many years. Historic dredging, livestock […]

An invitation to watch the Patagonia film ‘Artifishal’

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Ayrshire Rivers Trust have arranged to screen the Patagonia produced film ‘Artifishal’ at the University of the West of Scotland, Ayr Campus,  University Avenue, Ayr KA8 0SX on the 3rd July at 6.30pm. The University  is on the banks of the Ayr at Craigie and there’s plenty of parking available. This event is free to attend […]